Wangerooge is one of the East Frisian Islands. It is the easternmost and smallest of the inhabited islands in this group. As of the census of 2004, the island has 1,055 inhabitants. But especially in summer the island accommodates more than 7,000 visitors a day. The island is attractive to tourists due to the beaches, various recreation facilities and its relaxed atmosphere. The island’s slogan, visible on a sign at the harbor, emphasizes this: „God created time, but he never mentioned haste.“ In order to guarantee a relaxed atmosphere, cars are prohibited on the island.